RT States EP

This speech was flouted by those who heard; for it seemed senseless, though really it expressly avowed the truth. Feng now suspected that his stepson was certainly full of guile, and desired to make way with him, but durst not do the deed for fear of the displeasure, not only of Amleth s grandsire Rorik, but also of his own wife.

So he thought that the King of Britain should be employed to slay him, so that another could do the deed, and he be able to feign innocence.

Sometimes it works in mysterious ways its wonders to perform. But it sure as hell performs them. If you look a the government report book on acid, the only ones who jumped out of windows because of it were the ones in the Army.